Perkins Township police give elementary school ‘all clear’ after bomb threat

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SANDUSKY, Ohio–  Perkins Township Police Department said there was a bomb threat at Furry Elementary School in Sandusky Friday afternoon.

Police said bomb-sniffing dogs searched the school, but found nothing. The “all clear” was given shortly before 2 p.m.

“The Furry School incident appears to be related to multiple bomb threats throughout Ohio schools and other states on the east coast at this time,” the police department said.

Also on Friday, students at North Royalton High School were evacuated to the football field for a threat, but later returned to class. On Thursday, an 18-year-old senior at Green High School in Summit County was charged with inducing panic for a bomb threat. Investigators have not said these three cases are linked.

As for the Perkins Township incident, parents could pick up their children at American Legion on Hayes Avenue. Police also asked neighbors surrounding the school to leave their homes.

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